Food Safety News - 06/15/2022 WHO wants food safety made a priority by member countries around the world

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WHO wants food safety made a priority by member countries around the world

By News Desk on Jun 15, 2022 12:07 am
The World Health Organization wants its member governments to make food safety a public health priority, as they play a pivotal role in developing policies and regulatory frameworks and establishing and implementing effective food safety systems. The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. It says... Continue Reading

Expert shares insights into outbreak trends in South Africa

By Joe Whitworth on Jun 15, 2022 12:05 am
The real burden of foodborne disease and outbreaks in South Africa is not clear, according to a specialist from the country’s public health institute. Juno Thomas, from the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), said there were a lot of unknowns about food and waterborne disease in the country. “The data we have really represents... Continue Reading

Three dead in UK fish Listeria outbreak

By News Desk on Jun 15, 2022 12:03 am
Three people have died in an ongoing Listeria outbreak linked to fish in the United Kingdom. The UK Health Security Agency, Food Standards Agency (FSA), Public Health Scotland and Food Standards Scotland (FSS) are investigating the Listeria monocytogenes outbreak that was first made public in April. Twelve patients across the UK have been identified, including... Continue Reading

Food Safety in Focus: IAFNS addresses heavy metals in foods

By Guest Opinion on Jun 15, 2022 12:02 am
CONTRIBUTED By Wendelyn JonesInstitute for the Advancement of Food and Nutrition Sciences While IAFNS continues its research on pathogens in low-moisture foods recently covered in Food Safety News, there are other elements of our food safety program that deliver public benefit. Notably, IAFNS addresses heavy metals through several programs that reflect the input of university,... Continue Reading

Raspberries recalled in Canada over norovirus contamination

By News Desk on Jun 14, 2022 10:51 am
New Alasko Limited Partnership is recalling Alasko brand IQF Whole Raspberries because of possible norovirus contamination. This recall comes after a month after a similar recall of Mantab Inc.’s Below Zero brand whole, frozen raspberries because of possible norovirus contamination. The recalled product has been sold in Canada in Quebec, Ontario and Nova Scotia. Recalled... Continue Reading is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.

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